Nietzsche, Strauss, and Mann
The Encounter of Music and Philosophy
204 Perkins Library (The Breedlove Room)
Thursday, April 24, 2008
12:00 Lunch (Breedlove Room)
1:00 Introduction: Gregson Davis, Dean of the Humanities
1:15 Tracy B. Strong, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego
Music, Language, and Politics in Nietzsche
3:15 David Wellbery, Ph.D.
Department of Germanic Studies, University of Chicago, IL
Function and Form of Tragedy According to Nietzsche
7:30 Dinner: Café Nikos
Friday, April 25, 2008
9:00 AM Bryan Gilliam, Ph.D.
Department of Music, Duke University, Durham, NC
Strauss and the Sexual Body:
The Erotics of Humor, Philosophy, and Ego-Assertion
11:00 Charles Youmans, Ph.D.
School of Music, Penn State University, PA
Subjectivity and Sentimentality in the Late Works of Richard Strauss
1:30 Hans Rudolf Vaget, Ph.D.
Department of German Studies, Smith College, MA
'Schicksalsgeist': Nietzsche, Music, Mann and Weimar Culture
7:00 Dinner: Home of Michael Gillespie and Nancy Henley
81 Beverly Dr., Durham NC 27707